Brilliant Planet Update

 Seagriculture EU 2024

Backed by UK Research and Innovation, Brilliant Planet’s purpose is to unlock the power of algae as an affordable method of permanently and quantifiably sequestering carbon at the gigaton scale.

The company’s innovative process enables vast quantities of microalgae to grow in open-air pond-based systems on coastal desert land. This is achieved without using fresh water, by harnessing a natural process that contributes to the health of oceans and air, without using precious farming land.

In this Entrepreneur Spotlight, Brilliant Planet’s Adam Taylor, CEO, and Raffael Jovine, Chief Scientist, address how the company is leveraging controlled algal-bloom processes to greatly reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere, their plans to scale Brilliant Planet’s operations globally, and the multi-sector opportunities for the blue economy.

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